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Frost Crystal
Frost Crystal
Category Flora
Type Harvested Agricultural Substance
Rarity Rare
Blueprint Value 12.0 Units.png
Used for Building, Crafting
Symbol Fc
Updated Origins

Frost Crystal is a resource.


Frost Crystal (Fc) is a resource and one of the Harvested Agricultural Substance flora elements.

Game description[]

A beautiful blue crystal, this organic compound possesses both great hardiness and a shimmering translucence. It is harvested from the leaves of Frostwort.

Frostwort requires frozen conditions to thrive in the wild, but can be farmed in all environments with the aid of a Hydroponics Tray.


Wild plant (Frostwort) containing Frost Crystals

This element can be harvested from wild plants, but requires the use of Haz-Mat Gauntlet.

With assistance from a Farmer, Frost Crystals can also be grown as a product of the Frostwort plant, yielding 78 with a harvest time of approximately 60 minutes.

Frost Crystal can be refined using a Refiner with the following ingredients:

  • SUBSTANCE.PLANT.SNOW.png Frost Crystal x1  +  SUBSTANCE.BIOME.COLD.png Dioxite x1  →  SUBSTANCE.PLANT.SNOW.png Frost Crystal x2  ("Organic Expansion", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.BIOME.COLD.png Dioxite x2  +  SUBSTANCE.AIR.1.png Oxygen x1  →  SUBSTANCE.PLANT.SNOW.png Frost Crystal x1  ("Encourage Growth", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.BIOME.COLD.png Dioxite x1  +  GAS.2.png Radon x1  →  SUBSTANCE.PLANT.SNOW.png Frost Crystal x1  ("Encourage Growth", 0.6 sec./unit output)



Frost Crystal is used as an ingredient for crafting the following products:


Frost Crystal is used as an ingredient for refining the following products using a Refiner:

  • SUBSTANCE.BIOME.COLD.png Dioxite  --  Frost Crystal x2  +  Salt x1  →  SUBSTANCE.BIOME.COLD.png Dioxite x1  ("Floral Titration", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.PLANT.SNOW.png Frost Crystal  --  Frost Crystal x1  +  Dioxite x1  →  SUBSTANCE.PLANT.SNOW.png Frost Crystal x2  ("Organic Expansion", 0.9 sec./unit output)
  • FARMPROD.3.png Glass  --  Frost Crystal x40  →  FARMPROD.3.png Glass x1  ("Polish Crystals", 30 sec./unit output)
  • SUBSTANCE.AIR.1.png Oxygen  --  Frost Crystal x1  +  Kelp Sac x1  +  Condensed Carbon x1  →  SUBSTANCE.AIR.1.png Oxygen x10  ("Artificial Photosynthesis", 9 sec./unit output)


Frost Crystal is used as an ingredient for cooking the following products using a Nutrient Processor:

Additional information[]

  • Having "Optical Drill" and "Mining beam upgrades" installed on the multi-tool increases the harvest yield amount.

Release history[]

  • Foundation - Added as a resource.
  • Atlas Rises - Renamed from Coryzagen (Co) to Frost Crystal. Value changed, previously it was worth 158.1 Units.png each.
  • NEXT - Icon changed. Now it can be crafted, refined and grown.
  • Visions - Hidden changes: The information panel has an additional icon indicating its purpose.
  • Beyond - yield changed from 50 to 78




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